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Community: Prairie du Chien
Historic Name: VILLA LOUIS - ice house
Reference Number: 12635
Description: Bird's-eye view drawing of the grounds of Villa Louis, the estate of the fur trading Dousman family. After the death of H. Louis Dousman's mother in 1882,...
Description: Stereograph of the Artesian Well near the intersection of Wisconsin and Minnesota (later renamed Wacouta) Streets. The following is printed on the backside...
Description: During the War of 1812, the only battle fought in Wisconsin was in Prairie du Chien, in 1814. Made fifty-six years later, this birds eye drawing depicts th...
Historic Name: commercial building
Reference Number: 147521
Reference Number: 147523
Description: Fort Shelby built in 1814 and named for the Governor of Kentucky, was surrendered to British forces later in 1814 and renamed Fort McKay. Pictured here is...
Historic Name: ST. GABRIEL'S ROMAN CATHOLIC CHURCH
Reference Number: 3900
Description: This map is ink, pencil, and color on paper and shows lot and block numbers and dimensions, sold lots, streets, and the Mississippi River. Some lots are co...
Reference Number: 147508
Historic Name: Michael Brisbois House
Reference Number: 3952
Date: 1880 ca.
Description: Stereograph looking northeast from Case's Block.
Historic Name: HOLY TRINITY EPISCOPAL CHURCH
Reference Number: 3932
Description: This plat map shows lots, the Kickapoo River, and the Wisconsin River.
Historic Name: GERMAN SCHOOL
Reference Number: 3934
City: Prairie du Chien
Description: This map shows lot and block numbers, streets, the Mississippi River, Fort Crawford, depot ground, and a graveyard. An old fort location is outlined in re...
Date: 1870 ca.
Description: One-half stereoview of town, looking northeast from Case's Block.
Description: Fort Crawford was decommissioned in 1856, having outlived its usefulness as a frontier post. During the Civil War, however, it functioned as a military ho...
Date: 1840 ca.
Description: Photograph of a painting of the second Fort Crawford, built 1829-1835. The first Fort Crawford at Prairie du Chien was built in 1816, abandoned in 1826, r...
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